Friday, February 20th, 2009
Martha A. Poeppelman, 84, 163 E. Seventh St., Minster, died Feb. 19, 2009, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster.
She was born Jan. 7, 1925, in Minster, to Elmer and Corrine Tobe Knostman. On June 27, 1947, she married Bill Poeppelman, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, Mark (Teresa), Springboro, and Craig (Gail), Fairfield; a sister, Marguerite Schieltz, Sidney; a son-in-law, Nelson Barhorst, Fort Loramie; nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Deceased are a daughter, Ann Barhorst; a sister, Doris Ann; and a stepfather, Paul Gaier.
She retired from Midmark Corporation, Versailles, and Precision Strip, Minster. She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster, and its Catholic Ladies of Columbia, its choir and funeral choir and was a soloist for weddings.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Monday and 9-9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
Condolences can be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.